The latest from Juergen Teller and Raquel Zimmermann

Juergen Teller has photographed model Raquel Zimmermann picking pomegranates while dressed to the nines (Marc Jacobs's S/S 2009 campaign); wandering nude in the Louvre (for France's Paradis magazine), and perched by a river in the...


For Teller’s new photography book, Zimmermann (Steidl), the frequent collaborators have gone in a slightly different direction. For this series, Teller shot his muse in his secluded hometown of Bubenreuth, Germany. The images of Zimmermann sprawled corpse-like on a tree trunk and lying semi-nude on Teller’s family dining table during a meal confirm that Teller knows how to go beyond conventional glamour in spinning one of his surreal fairytales. The book will be available starting May 31 on Amazon.

Previously: Scenes from Juergen Teller’s opening at Lehmann Maupin; see our archive of Juergen Teller fashion portfolios